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Charged with supporting Taliban, Pakistan hits back at Afghan leadership

An enraged Pakistan Foreign Office has dubbed as "irresponsible statements and baseless allegations" the accusation of the Afghan leadership against the country with regards to its relationship with the Afghan Taliban. Pakistan's support to Afghan Taliban has been an open secret for a long time now though, IBNS said

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